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HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset revealed in China

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That suggests the Vive Focus may be more expensive than the Oculus Go and phone-dependent headsets like Gear VR and Daydream View, which only track the way your head is facing, not the position of you or your controllers in relation to the outside world. Read More »

US International Trade Commission Launches Apple Probe Over Patent Infringement Allegations

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Aqua Connect Inc. and Strategic Technology Partners LLC lodged a complaint October 10 and requested the USITC issue a temporary exclusion order, the USITC said. But years later, Apple built our technology into its macOS and iOS operating systems without our permission. The ITC hasn't made any decisions about the merit of Aqua Connect's complaints, and the case hasn't been assigned to a judge yet. Read More »

Why gamers are outraged over the latest Star Wars game

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In response to a consumer reaction so negative that it spawned both the most downvoted Reddit post of all time and death threats to several game developers , Electronic Arts slashed the in-game currency cost of its top-tier heroes by 75%. Read More »

Nearby planet is a target for life

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Now we welcome a new tantalizing exoplanet to the group, the second closest we know of, also Earth-sized and temperate, orbiting a calm red dwarf star: Ross 128 b. Astronomers have discovered an Earth-like planet in the same solar system where "alien signals" were detected earlier this year. Other red dwarfs, like Proxima Centauri - the star that Proxima b orbits - have a tendency to lash out at their planets with deadly flares of ultraviolet and X-ray radiation. Read More »

Samsung, arriverà sul mercato il Galaxy A5 2018

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Con il nuovo Galaxy S9 , Samsung sembra aver scelto di mantenere un doppio modulo fotografico posteriore , probabile evoluzione di quello introdotto su Note 8, anche se il suo orientamento è stato roteato di 90° Tramite questa trovata il sensore di impronte digitali verrà posto al di sotto dello stesso , in modo che sia centrato e facilmente raggiungibile nell'uso di tutti quotidiano. Read More »

Apple reclaims its wearable throne while Xiaomi slips into second place

Apple Watch has typically been a strong holiday product and demand for the S3 Watch is significantly higher than the S2 was a year ago. Grateful for his new Apple Watch 3 functionality that took him out of a potentially unsafe situation, John Zilles emailed Apple to let them know how he appreciates the gear, and apparently even got a short reaction by fellow fitness nerd Tim Cook himself, in the form of one short but sweet "wow, happy to hear you are safe" reply. Read More »

Stocks to Watch For: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Intel Corporation

About 9.77M shares traded. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) has risen 19.47% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. It also upped Tower Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:TSEM) stake by 90,140 shares and now owns 281,246 shares. General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD) was raised too. Read More »

Governments in 30 countries pay 'keyboard armies' to spread propaganda, report says

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It also revealed that, other than the U.S., covert tactics were used in at least 17 other countries to damage citizens "ability to choose their leaders based on factual news and authentic debate". The report said less than one-quarter of Internet users in the 65 countries assessed have access to the web that can be considered "free", meaning there are no major obstacles to access, onerous restrictions on content, or serious violations of user rights through unchecked surveillance or unjust ... Read More »

Xbox One X Sells 80000 in the UK During First Week

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If that wasn't enough for you, Microsoft is also creating four gold plated Xbox Ornaments which will be available to win on the Microsoft Store Facebook pages from November 23rd. Black Friday Xbox One X Bundles? If you're shopping for a PC, you ca save up to $300 this holiday when you purchase a new Windows 10 PC. From November 16 and until November 27: 1. Read More »

Thousand Scientists Claim Human Damage on Earth Irreversible

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The message, posted online, updates an original Warning from the Union of Concerned Scientists and around 1,700 signatories delivered in 1992. Global average temperatures have risen by more than half a degree Celsius since 1992, and annual carbon dioxide emissions have increased by 62 percent. Read More »

YouTube blocks videos of late jihadist cleric

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As for the task of triaging the massive streams of video that are uploaded every minute to YouTube to flag questionable content: the company is already using AI to sniff this stuff out, and such systems will likely improve over time to further improve and automate the process. Read More »

First US trial opens in Federation Internationale de Football Association corruption probe

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The three men are the first to stand trial since United States prosecutors unveiled a corruption case against soccer officials around the world more than two years ago. At another 2014 meeting involving Burzaco, the cooperating marketing executive, and other people where the bribery scheme was discussed, Burzaco made it clear he knew they were breaking the law and expressed his misgivings, the papers say of yet another recording. Read More »

Tesco takeover of Booker gets go-ahead

A group of independent CMA panel members considered the possible implications of the merger in every local area where a Tesco store and a Booker-supplied shop were present, totalling over 12,000 shops. It concluded that there was sufficient competition in both the wholesale and retail markets to ensure the deal would not mean higher prices or reduced service. Read More »

Salesforce.Com Inc (CRM) - Royal Bank Of Canada Reiterates Rating

It has underperformed by 8.92% the S&P500. Currently, the analyst consensus on Salesforce.com is Strong Buy and the average price target is $113.24, representing a 7.6% upside. Savant Cap Lc invested 0.06% of its portfolio in salesforce.com, inc. Segall Bryant Hamill Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 5,949 shares. Pension Service holds 0.27% or 523,115 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Scan For Analyst Views: Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (HA), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

About 1.25 million shares traded. Checking out a public company's Earnings per Share (EPS) is a smart way of assessing its profitability. Price to Sale ratio of the company stands at 0.05 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 2.27. Royal Bank Of Canada assumed coverage on shares of Rite Aid Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. On September 29 Loop Capital kept the company rating at "Hold" targeting a price of $2.00. Read More »

Vodacom 1st Half Profit Helped by Safaricom Acquisition

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Mobile operator Vodacom on Monday reported 7% increase in first-half net profit to R6.7bn, boosted by the acquisition of a 35% interest in Safaricom in a R35bn deal that concluded earlier in the year. 4G customers increased 62.8% to 6m, while the average monthly data usage on smart devices increased 19.5% to 776MB. "Our pricing transformation strategy and targeted personalised offers continue to provide customers with greater value", it said. Read More »

Google Home Speakers Now Act as Intercoms in Canada and Beyond

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More languages are coming soon. Last month, Google announced that users with Google Assistant would be able to broadcast messages via Google Home devices, and now that time is here. Do you have to say "broadcast"? You can even do this from outside the house; you don't need to be at home to make your voice heard throughout the house. Read More »

Sierra Nevada spacecraft completes first test flight in 4 years

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The glide flight, while a milestone in the company's commercial crew agreement, will support Sierra Nevada Corporation's efforts to develop a cargo version of the vehicle. But in 2014, NASA didn't pick the Dream Chaser to do crewed flights to the ISS, going with SpaceX and Boeing's proposed vehicles instead. It was the second glide test for the project. Read More »

Call of Duty: WW2 devs accidentally gave everyone double XP from launch

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The first will make leveling up much slower and the second will mean annoying game disconnects for some users, with the potential for better overall reliability. "As a result, we moved to [peer-to-peer] servers". Call of Duty WW2 may have its problems, but it doesn't appear to have affected sales. We're seeing millions of fans play every day. Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 gets a permanent price cut in India

The Redmi Note 4 will now be sold at INR 9,999 for the 3GB RAM variant and INR 11,999 for the 4GB RAM variant. After the price cut, the Redmi Note 4 4GB + 64GB now retails at Rs 11,999, 3GB +32GB is now priced at Rs 9,999 while the 2GB + 32GB will cost you Rs 8,999. Read More »

Shark Dating Back to 800 Million Years Found Swimming Offcoast of Portugal

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The discovery of the shark - a male 1.5 metres in length (5ft) and caught at a depth of 700 metres (2,300ft) off the resort of Portimao - was considered a rare find. According to researchers, having extra grills, eyes on the side of heads and spineless backfins are some of the specialities of this oldest group of sharks . Read More »

Samsung Announces The New Exynos 9810 Chipset

Samsung said that they would launch their new Exynos processor when the Galaxy S9 launches next year but recently, they have announced that the new Exynos 9810 is now official. But, a thread on Reddit which speaks about a Galaxy S9 Mini has had over 8,000 upvotes, so it's obviously something with the smartphone community are looking forward to. Read More »

Venus Jupiter conjunction 2017 on November 13, all you need to know

According to space.com, Jupiter was largely invisible in September as it was too close to the sun's glare. Both the planets may look like one bright star as they will be at just 0.3 degrees apart. In a very rare treat for stargazers, the two planets will be passing each other which will be visible in the eastern sky about an hour before sunrise, staying low on the horizon. Read More »

Mask fools iPhone X's Face ID

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According to a Bloomberg report published last week, Apple is working on a 2018 iPad Pro that'll take the edge-to-edge display and Face ID sensor from the iPhone X, and put them into tablet form. Bkav claimed that it had been studying Apple's artificial intelligence system so it knows how to bypass Face ID. Named BKav, the security firm created the mask by combining a 3D-printed frame with makeup, and a silicone. Read More »

Ryan school murder: 'CBI probing second student's role in crime'

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Reportedly, the accused is not good in studies and was afraid of taking the exams. They had also claimed that as per the student's close friend, he was mentally unstable. The family of bus conductor Ashok Kumar wants action against the cops who allegedly "tortured and drugged" him to force him to confess to the murder of a 7-year-old student of Gurugram's Ryan International School, according to reports. Read More »